DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ -- China is going global, and the world is coming to China. The American Electric Vehicle Industry High-level Talents Conference hosted by BAIC BJEV held recently in Silicon Valley and Detroit drew wide attention. About 150 famous experts and scholars from Berkeley Lab, NACSAE and Stanford University were present.
As BAIC BJEV expressed, as the first high-level talent exchange and cooperation platform in electric vehicle industry for its globalized technical innovation strategy, the Conference is to seek elites and build better future for electric vehicle. German Munich will be the next stop.
At the conference, BAIC BJEV General Manager Zheng Gang delivered a speech "In Dream and Innovation We Believe" and released North America technical innovation strategy: two overseas R&D centers of Silicon Valley and Detroit will respectively concentrate on R&D and application of intelligent network connection technology and next-generation electric drive system technology. During 2016 and 2017, twenty technical innovation projects including introduction and product application of automatic driving technology, man-less driving platform intelligence, pre-research and application of next-generation driving control technology.
To build worldwide R&D layout and advance technical innovation strategy is an important link of the strategic goal of becoming one world-class technical innovation center and electric vehicle enterprise in the "13th Five-year Plan", and the comprehensive implementation of technical strategy of Hummingbird Program in ten years. The Program covers four cutting-edge auto fields including "e-Motion Design", "e-Motion Drive", "LighTech" and "i-Link". BAIC BJEV has completed R&D layout in seven places such as American Silicon Valley and Detroit, German Aachen and Dresden, Spanish Barcelona, Japanese Tokyo and Italian Turin.
As the automobile enterprise owned by one Fortune Global 500 BAIC, and one leading all-electric vehicle enterprise, BAIC BJEV boasts advanced battery, electric-drive and electronic control technology. Thus, it has scored sales champion in four consecutive years with a total 50,000 vehicles and the driving distance of 2.8 billion km. It has reduced carbon emission of 630 million kg, equal to the amount of planting 3.5 million trees. In particular, as Chinese earliest all-electric cars, its EV series score the fourth highest sales in the world, which can be honored as one classic in Chinese all-electric auto history.
SOURCE BAIC BJEV